January 10

Will The 2024 Hyundai Sonata Have AWD and What Other Features Will It Have?


The Hyundai SONATA has been a staple of Hyundai’s sedan lineup since 1986. While Hyundai only sold the first SONATA, a modified version of a Hyundai STELLAR, in South Korea, from the second generation on, it’s been a top seller across the globe since. Today, the SONATA is known for its safety and technology features, making it one of the most popular sedans, especially for families. Keep reading to learn all about the key features of the 2024 Hyundai SONATA.

Trims and Exterior

Hyundai will offer the 2024 SONATA in six trims, including two hybrid versions. These trims are:

  • SEL: MSRP of $27,500.
  • SEL AWD: MSRP of $29,000.
  • SEL Convenience: MSRP of $30,550.
  • N Line: MSRP of $34,950.
  • SEL Hybrid: MSRP of $30,800.
  • Limited Hybrid: MSRP of $37,200.

Every 2024 Hyundai SONATA has a $1,115 delivery charge. 

Regardless of the trim, the new-look 2024 SONATA has a new front end featuring a full-width LED strip mounted above an athletic bumper. This layout combines a new grille and larger air intakes for a more aggressive and sporty appearance.

Likewise, Hyundai redesigned the SONATA’s rear light bar with LEDs that form an extended “H.” This design is a visual link to the manufacturer’s 2024 SANTA FE. Finally, every 2024 SONATA has new wheel designs, adding to its sleek and stylish appearance.

Those who opt for the N Line will get a rear lip spoiler and four unique oval exhaust tips. In addition to these exhaust outlets, the N Line differentiates itself with bigger wheels, better tires, and sportier-looking front and rear bumpers.

Engine and Performance

Your 2024 SONATA will come with one of three engine options, depending on the trim you select. The base 2.5-liter inline-four-cylinder generates 191 hp and 161 lb-ft of torque. The 2.5-liter turbo four-cylinder in the N Line trim produces 290 hp and 311 lb-ft of torque. Those who want to maximize fuel efficiency can select a SONATA hybrid, which pairs a 2.0-liter four-cylinder with an electric motor to produce a combined 150 hp and 139 lb-ft of torque.

While most SONATA models come with front-wheel drive, available all-wheel drive (AWD) is new to the 2024 model’s drivetrain. If you choose the base 2.5-liter engine, you can pair it with AWD to ensure optimal traction regardless of road conditions. This update is significant news for longtime SONATA fans who want the best traction possible.

The SONATA pairs its base 2.5-liter motors with an eight-speed automatic SHIFTRONIC transmission. In contrast, the N Line uses an eight-speed N Wet Dual Clutch transmission, and the hybrid trims utilize a six-speed automatic transmission.

Interior and Technology

One of the most significant updates to the 2024 Hyundai SONATA is in its cabin. The 2024 SONATA features a new steering wheel, dashboard, center console, infotainment system, and driver-information screens. The new SONATA moves the gear selector from the center to the steering wheel to maximize comfort. This change provides additional storage and cupholder space.

Likewise, updated materials throughout the cabin make the new SONATA a more comfortable experience no matter where you sit. Another way the new SONATA improves passenger comfort is through a redesigned dual automatic climate control system. This system now features soft-touch controls, with visual feedback and a digital display, to make adjusting the temperature to suit your individual needs easier than ever before.

Hyundai has replaced the 8-inch screen, previously standard across all SONATAs, with a 12.3-inch touch-screen infotainment system. The manufacturer mounted this infotainment screen in a curved display next to the SONATA’s new 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster. The infotainment center is Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible.

Those who want to upgrade this infotainment system can select the optional 12-speaker Bose sound system for the highest quality audio available. This premium sound system now includes CenterPoint 360 technology, tuned by Bose engineers, to deliver an immersive listening experience in every seat. If you want to charge your devices conveniently on the go, you can opt for the available wireless smartphone charging pad.

New to the hybrid Limited trim is a powered trunk. This feature maximizes convenience by offering an effortlessly opening electric trunk lid. Now, you can open or close your SONATA’s trunk with the touch of a button.

Safety and Driver Assistance

Every 2024 SONATA is available with Hyundai’s SmartSense, a comprehensive suite of safety and driver-assistance features, including, but not limited to:

  • Forward collision-avoidance assist with pedestrian detection: Detects objects in your path and warns you of a potential collision, automatically applying braking if you don’t stop in time.
  • Remote smart parking assist: Enables your Hyundai to park itself, even when you’re not inside.
  • Lane following assist: Assists the driver’s steering to keep the vehicle centered inside its lane.
  • Highway driving assist: Keeps you centered in your lane and traveling at a set, safe distance from the car ahead of you.
  • Rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist: Detects vehicles approaching from the left or right when you’re reversing. It can even apply brakes automatically if necessary.
  • High-beam assist: Detects oncoming vehicles to toggle between high and low beams accordingly.
  • Driver attention warning: Monitors your driving patterns to detect drowsy or inattentive driving and will alert you with a warning message if detected.
  • Blind-spot collision-avoidance assist: Alerts you and automatically steers your vehicle back into your lane if it detects a vehicle in your blind spot while your turn signal is on.
  • Lane-keeping assist: Warns you if your vehicle drifts out of its driving lane without signaling. May also apply corrective steering assistance to keep you inside your lane.
  • Smart cruise control: Uses radar to help you maintain a safe distance from the vehicle ahead of you.

Get Your 2024 Hyundai SONATA at Huffines Hyundai Plano

Are you interested in seeing or test-driving a 2024 Hyundai SONATA? Huffines Hyundai Plano is the best place to get your next Hyundai SONATA or any other Hyundai vehicle. Our team has only one goal: to get you into your dream vehicle. So, no matter what you want from your car, we won’t rest until we find exactly what you’re looking for. Plus, we have a rotating menu of vehicle incentives, which update periodically. Contact us online, call 972-867-5000, or visit us at 909 Coit Road in Plano, Texas.


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